Italian boot company Fracap, founded by Antonio Capello,  has been known for making the best quality mountain boots for years. The brand continues to make the same handmade boots to these days under the third generation of Capellos.  In fact, the entire brand has been built as a family tradition. So it should come as now surprise that they have partnered with another great family brand – Simons.

The Fracap x Simons collection consists of two M120 boots for men. Simons’ buyers visited the factory in Monteroni, where every pair of Fracap boots are handmade, to create the two styles that are exclusive to the Canadian fashion retailer. One style is black calf leather with a white sole; the other is dark brown calf leather with a beige sole. The connection between Simons and Fracap goes deep, each with over 100 years of family-owned history and both run by brothers who are descendants of the founders. Simons and Fracap also have a shared commitment to creating and offering quality products and serving people from generation to generation.

The Fracap x Simons collection launches in-store and at is available now. Each pair retails for $450 and comes equipped with a brush and leather conditioner.


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